Rock Star: The David Saga

The Reverend Dr. William A. Evertsberg Palace intrigue. Fratricide. Regicide. Coups d’état (several actually). Vaulting ambition. Sexual seduction. Esquire-worthy masculine pulchritude. Incest. Incompetent royals. Corrupt royals.  Bromance, just the subtlest soupçon of same-sex attraction. Infidelity. A season subscription to Chicago Shakespeare Theater?  Actually, I was talking about the Bible, specifically the David Saga [...]

Did Someone Say Donuts?

By The Reverend Dr. Jo Forrest Can you hear it? The drumbeat has begun, leading us to Homecoming Sunday. New videos and photo collages will continue to be unveiled each week online and in social media. If you missed the excitement from this week, click here. The drumbeat is to let everyone know how [...]

A-maze-ing Installation

  Part III: Labyrinth Final Product By Mignon Dupepe and Cindy Fuller The labyrinth at Kenilworth Union Church has only recently been created to commemorate the church’s 125th anniversary, but labyrinths have been known to the human race for more than four thousand years. Traditional designs evolved from the spiral forms [...]

Counting On God

  By The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster Numbers matter: 24/7 probably means something to you, as does 360. When you check into your hotel, maybe you don't want to be on the 13th floor. If you are assigned a number at a conference, you might balk at being number 666. Maybe you [...]

2018-08-16T13:48:08+00:00Church Stories, Worship|

Counting On God Sermon Series

  The Psalmists envision God as the one who numbers the stars and counts the hairs on our head. The Priestly writers envision God as the one who creates the world in six days and rests on the seventh, giving us the weekly rhythm of work and sabbath. The Israelites order their communities [...]

2018-08-30T11:23:52+00:00Church Stories, Worship|

July Sermon Series

July Sermon Series The Four Things That Matter Most, the title of a 2004 book by Ira Byock, a palliative care physician. Dr. Byock has spent his career caring for the dying and their survivors, and he has learned that when it comes to thinking about what to say to our friends and family [...]


A-maze-ing Installation

  Part II: Labyrinth Spirituality By Mignon Dupepe and Cindy Fuller To commemorate Kenilworth Union Church’s 125th anniversary, a garden labyrinth is being built for the church grounds. The decision to incorporate a labyrinth was founded by research of the benefits of using a labyrinth [...]

A-maze-ing Installation

  A-maze-ing Installation, Part I: Labyrinth Background By Mignon Dupepe and Cindy Fuller As a congregation, we have celebrated Kenilworth Union Church’s 125th anniversary. Last summer, a committee shared ideas towards the development of an all-member collaborative installation to commemorate this important [...]

Memorial Guild

  Nancy Tierney and Kris Fishman, co-chairs for the Memorial Guild, are looking for volunteers to help coordinate and serve during receptions at church following a memorial. Commitment to this service would require either purchasing supplies and delivering them to church or plating food, serving drinks, and light cleanup before, during, and after [...]